LizardTech Exhibits at the MAPPS/ASPRS 2009 Specialty Conference

Seattle, Wash. — Nov. 16, 2009 — LizardTech, a division of Celartem, Inc. and a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing digital content, is exhibiting in Booth #403 at the MAPPS/ASPRS 2009 Specialty Conference in San Antonio, Texas, this week. 

At the conference, LizardTech is showcasing its Express Suite™ line of geospatial products, which consists of GeoExpress™ for image compression and manipulation, Spatial Express™ for storage, Express Server™ for high-performance delivery and distribution and LiDAR Compressor™ for turning giant point cloud data into efficient MrSID files. LizardTech entered LiDAR Compressor in the 3rd Annual MAPPS Geospatial Products and Services Excellence Awards in the “Technology Innovation” category.

“At this year’s conference LizardTech is excited to showcase tools that enable an efficient workflow for high-volume, high-resolution image management and delivery,” said Jon Skiffington, director of marketing, “We’re also happy to show our recently launched LiDAR Compressor product, which we entered to be considered for the Excellence Awards.”

About LizardTech
Since 1992, LizardTech has delivered state-of-the-art software products for managing and distributing massive, high-resolution geospatial data such as aerial and satellite imagery and LiDAR data. LizardTech pioneered MrSID® (Multiresolution Seamless Image Database), a powerful wavelet-based image encoder, viewer, and file format, and sits on the Technical Committee of the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) for the purpose of extending the capabilities of JPEG 2000 to geospatial applications, driving cross-platform interoperability and rapid Internet distribution for geospatial imagery. LizardTech has offices in Seattle, London and Tokyo and is a division of Celartem Technology Inc., (Hercules: 4330). For more information about LizardTech, visit

About Celartem
Celartem Technology Inc. develops and sells innovative technologies for storage, access and distribution of rich media content. Celartem has developed technology in the areas of digital image compression, scalable image viewing and secure content distribution and management. Celartem is listed on the Osaka Securities Exchange, Hercules:4330. Established in 1996, Celartem is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and has a wholly owned subsidiary, Celartem Inc., with headquarters in Seattle.